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End of life (EOL) February 2012
The Matrox G450 is an EOL product and is no longer being manufactured or sold by Matrox. Consult your local resellers and distributors for available inventory. Customers who have deployed the Matrox G450 can now benefit from product alternatives available with the Matrox P-Series or Matrox M-Series product lines.


Matrox G450

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The Matrox G450 is a dual monitor AGP graphics card.

  • Matrox DualHead to use 2 monitors at a time (in "independent" or "stretched" mode)
  • AGP card compatible with all AGP slots (AGP 1x, 2x, 4x, and 8x)
  • Passive cooling (heat sink with no fan) for silent operation and extra reliability
  • Unified Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Vista XDDM display drivers for G-series products
  • Easy-to-use Matrox PowerDesk driver interface
  • Matrox Clone to view a copy of one display on the other display
  • Matrox Multi-Display Zoom to view a portion of one display full-screen on the other display
  • Matrox DVDMax to view hardware-accelerated video playback in a video window on one display and full-screen on the other display
  • Support for displays with special aspect ratios
  • Support for customizable unattended installation for rapid multi-system setup
  • Open-source Linux/Unix display drivers available
  • Global sales and technical support
  • 3-year warranty

Software included

  • Matrox display drivers for Microsoft Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, and Windows XP *
  • Matrox PowerDesk (driver interface and utilities)

* Drivers for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP X64 (64-bit) and Windows Vista XDDM available online. For other possible operating systems, contact Matrox.

Optional upgrades

  • TV-output adapter cable (composite video and S-video, 1-foot)

Maximum resolutions (per display)

  • Main display: 2048 x 1536
  • Secondary display: 1600 x 1200